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Every Wednesday, in the lead up to the Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival, bFM Breakfast brings you a juicy interview, and a tasty review. Sh*t, you're lucky.

bMovies w/ Mika X: July 28, 2020

bMovies w/ Mika X: July 28, 2020 bMovies w/ Mika X: July 28, 2020, 17.98 MB
Tue 28 Jul 2020

Mika X popped into studio this morning to chat about 'Gurl', his short film about legendary trans activist and performer Carmen Rupe. Tune in to hear about the project and Mika's memories of Carmen as a friend and mentor. Gurl is part of the Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2020

bMovies w/ Amanda Jane Robinson: July 28, 2020

bMovies w/ Amanda Jane Robinson: July 28, 2020 bMovies w/ Amanda Jane Robinson: July 28, 2020, 11.11 MB
Tue 28 Jul 2020

Amanda Jane Robinson joins us to review Jumbo (2020), a love story about a woman and a ride at a theme park. Add this one to your list, who knows how it'll end.

bMovies w/ Max Currie: July 21, 2020

bMovies w/ Max Currie: July 21, 2020 bMovies w/ Max Currie: July 21, 2020, 24.7 MB
Tue 21 Jul 2020

Max Currie is the director of Rūrangi, a forthcoming web-series which is having its premiere as part of this year's NZIFF. Max popped into studio to chat about the show which follows the story of young trans activist Caz as he returns to his small rural hometown for the first time in the 10 years since he left, and begins to reconnect with his father and friends. 

bMovies review w/ Penelope Noir: July 21, 2020

bMovies review w/ Penelope Noir: July 21, 2020 bMovies review w/ Penelope Noir: July 21, 2020, 17.39 MB
Tue 21 Jul 2020

Penelope Noir joins us for our annual review of one of the Fashun films in the Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film FestivalThe mystery of Martin Margiela is one that has fascinated industry folk for years, Martin Margiela: In His Own Words, tells his story in a way that absolutely captivated Penelope. Add this one to your list.

bMovies review w/ Maria Walls: July 14, 2020

bMovies review w/ Maria Walls: July 14, 2020 bMovies review w/ Maria Walls: July 14, 2020, 14.2 MB
Tue 14 Jul 2020

This morning Maria popped in to chat about 'Jesus Shows You The Way To The Highway', directed by Miguel Llanso and screening at the NZIFF. It's a buck-wild, smash-cut, fever-dream of a film; tune in to find out more. 

bMovies w/ Anna Marbrook: July 14, 2020

bMovies w/ Anna Marbrook: July 14, 2020 bMovies w/ Anna Marbrook: July 14, 2020, 25.65 MB
Tue 14 Jul 2020

Anna Marbrook, director of Loimata, The Sweetest Tears, came into studio today to talk about the documentary which follows the redeptive story of her good friend, and master waka maker, Lilo Ema Siope. Tune in to find out more. 

bMovies review w/ Sarah Thomson: July 7, 2020

bMovies review w/ Sarah Thomson: July 7, 2020 bMovies review w/ Sarah Thomson: July 7, 2020, 23.95 MB
Tue 7 Jul 2020

This weeks review is brought to you by Sarah, featuring Dark City Beneath the Beat (2020). The documentary that reveals the untold narrative of the Baltimore club music and dance scene through the lens of film director and musician, TT the Artist. One to get your mates together for a group watch.

bMovies review w/ Sam Sinnott: June 30, 2020

bMovies review w/ Sam Sinnott: June 30, 2020 bMovies review w/ Sam Sinnott: June 30, 2020, 14.54 MB
Tue 30 Jun 2020

Sam's here with his movie reviewing hat on as we near the start of Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival. Sam's caught Dinner In America and, frankly, it gets two thumbs from him. A coming of age story between two unlikely friends that you don't want to miss.

bMovies w/ Richard Riddiford: June 30, 2020

bMovies w/ Richard Riddiford: June 30, 2020 bMovies w/ Richard Riddiford: June 30, 2020, 15.26 MB
Tue 30 Jun 2020

bMovies is back baby! And so is Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival. Today we spoke with Richard Riddiford about his documentary 'Before Everest' which explores his father Earl Riddiford's involvement in New Zealand’s first Himalayan expedition, and his complicated legacy as a man. 

NZIFF bMovies w/ Thom Zimny & Sarah Thomson: July 30, 2019

NZIFF bMovies w/ Thom Zimny & Sarah Thomson: July 30, 2019 NZIFF bMovies w/ Thom Zimny & Sarah Thomson: July 30, 2019, 66 MB
Tue 30 Jul 2019

It's our last installment of bMovies, and we're pulling out all the stops. Director of The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash, Thom Zimny, pops up to the studio and talks with Rachel about his experience making the film and the narratives in making a documentary. You can learn more about this artform at Thom's Masterclass, a very special workshop. And in the second half, 95bFM Programmer, Sarah Thomson, joins Rachel for some top tips on films to catch before the festival ends. With special mention to The Day Shall Come, don't miss out.